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Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
to striking the bridge. we put in a request to learn what the warning was. the ntsb that was investigating the accident said it will provide an update for us tomorrow. >> investigators trying to find out what caused the high speed ferry to crash in a dock in lower man hat tan today. hundreds of commuters were on board. firefighters and other emergency personnel rushed to the scene to treat the injured. about 70 people were sent to the hospital, 11 seriously injured. the ferry in a major overhaul, that gave it new energies and a propulsion system. they do not know if it played a role in the crash. >> it was a significant day in baseball, and no one played a game. barry bonds struck out, as the did everyone else on the ballot. voters ejected everyone on the ballot. the home run king, like the others did not get enough votes to get in the hall of fame. that all happened today. this is all pay back in theory for the steroid era. let's bring in scott reece, what is the buzz here? how long with the players be black listed in. >> that is a great question, raj. look, this is not a surprise. i mean
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
that led to a fire that shut down an a apartment. and then the ntsb made two safe and last month, a united airlines dreamliner made acknowledge emergency landing in new orleans when a power generator failed and just today, an ana dreamliner in japan was delayed due to an oil leak. officials say it's important to note that the fleet has not been grounded. >>> staffing problems have caused a major slowdown on the dunbarton brinl, one of the toll booths have been closed since january 1 ft. the transportation commission said they cannot afford to staff it, but they are considering staffing it during peak commute hours and macy convert it to a fast track only lane. >>> connecticut's chief medical examiner said that the brain of the gunman in the newtown school shooting showed nothing unusual. he killed 26 people, including 20 people at sandy hook elementary school last month. the medical examiner said that there's still studies being done. >>> and that massacre in connecticut is leading the controversial changes in ohio. custodians are being allowed to carry handguns on campus. they will pay fo
NBC
Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
are expected to last about 4-1/2 months. the ntsb and coast guard say it could take several months to determine the exact cause of the crash. >> in health matters tonight, regular aspirin users may have an increased risk for blindness. researchers in australia study aspirin users and said that those that use it once or more a week has more risk for macular degeneration. >> the number of children that have been diagnosed with adhd has increased. they have looked at a group of children in southern california. researches found a 25% increase in adhd cases from 2001 to 2010. black children saw the biggest increase at 70%. african american girls went up by 90%. and teasing young girls about their weight has an effect that could last to adulthood. in a new study, more than 1500 women took surveys on their eating behavior and whether they were teased as children and researches found that nearly half of them have been ridiculed because of their weight. they were more likely to binge eat, purge, misuse medicine. >> many feel stressed about paying the holiday bills. credit repairs take time. and you may
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
, pending the outcome of the ntsb and coast guard investigations. >>> speaking of money, one place seeing a lot less of it these days are libraries. library hours and staff have been cut due to reduced budget. >>> one type of library is seeing a growth spurt. not a threat to replace your thomas is here to see if your neighborhood has one. >> books don't always bring people together. reading a book is usually a solitary activity. sharing a book, however, is a very different thing. it's something karen discovered when she jumped in on a growing trend, but she and many others are finding tonight's bay area proud. if your travels have taken you through san jose, you may have noticed a few new libraries popping up. those built with bond money, but also that one built in ron's garage. the one that sits atop daughter karen's fence. >> you put the harry potter books in there. >> it's called a little free library and karen's is far from the only one. part of a trend started in wisconsin a few years ago, there are now some 6,000 little free libraries around the world. more popping up in the bay are
NBC
Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
: but this latest incident is by no means minor. and now the board, the coast guard and the ntsb are all trying to get to the bottom of it. and we are back here live where you can see the oil tanker remains anchored here in the bay tonight. it's unclear how long it will be here, but most certainly during the initial stages of this investigation. now, the u.s. coast guard also confirms tonight that drug and alcohol tests were performed on the pilot. the results of the alcohol tests have come back. and we are told they came back negative. reporting live on treasure island, i'm jodi hernandez, nbc bay area news. >> jodi, thank you. the question is fairly simple. how did this happen again? big changes were made after the tanker hit the bay bridge five years ago. most of those changes deal with where the ships can and cannot go during times of low visibility on the bay, but the bay bridge has no such restrictions. nbc bay area's arturo santiago soins joins us. what now? what changes can be made? >> reporter: the san francisco harbor safety committee, u.s. coast guard and a number of other agencies a
NBC
Jan 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
the cleanup and a $10 million fine. an ntsb investigation did determine that the bar pilot navigating the ship was impaired by prescription drugs. he spent ten months behind bars and had his pilot license revoked. one of the biggest factors in that accident was the weather. thick fog blanketed the bay. chief meteorologist jeff ranier is in the weather center with the conditions at the time of the incident. it was foggy at least interior. was it like that on the water? >> we did definitely have plenty of low clouds, also fog. weather, was this a prime factor in this? we can't say so far. there you can see the bay bridge in the center of your screen and that marker indicating that this collision again happening at tower 6 which is just off to the west of treasure island. once again, at 11:120 this morning, visibility was a quarter mile or less. it was a long area of low clouds that straddled right across the bay bridge. wind east-southeast at five miles per hour and wave heights anywhere from five to eight feet. what i will say is we have had fog, wind and also wave heights that have been much w
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